Laptop is not detecting external Tags: Hard Drives Laptops Disk Management Storage Last response: December 8, 2010 12:34 AM in Storage Share Anonymous a b D Laptop a b G Storage December 7, 2010 4:57:03 AM Hello, my laptop is not detecting external hardlisk(160 GB) even not in Disk Management... So, what I'll do? More about : laptop detecting external dEAne a b G Storage December 7, 2010 7:01:00 AM Make sure your external HDD is powered and the USB cable connecting the HDD to PC is plugged in securely, you may also try plugging it on other USB slot in your laptop. house70 a b D Laptop a b G Storage December 8, 2010 12:34:06 AM Does the HDD have it's own power supply? If not, make sure it's plugged in a powered USB port. Not all the USB ports are capable of providing enough power to the HDD to spin it. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumMy laptop is not detecting my external hdd ForumExternal hard drive not detecting ForumExternal hard disk is not detecting on my computer ForumHow to access external hard disk when it is not detecting ForumMy 500 GB Seagate external hard disk not detecting ForumI dropped my external hard disk and my laptop can't detect it anymore ForumHow to detect last 10 days files transfer from my laptop to any external hard dr ForumExternal hdd detecting but not showing ForumNot detecting my external disk but hearing sound. Urgent for recovery ForumMy laptop does not detect external monitor ForumWhat to do when laptop not detecting ehd ForumMy laptop detects external monitor but it wont show on external monitor screen ForumMy laptop doesn't detect an external microphone ForumUnable to detect external hard drive under disk managment ForumBest SSD Of 2013, Which is it? ForumSEAGATE EXTERNAL 320GB ForumFound 2 HDDs in HP Laptop How to set up? ForumExternal Hard Drive randomly changed from NTFS to RAW? ForumExternal hard disk repair ForumI/o device error on my 500Gb external hard disk(Freeagent) More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !